TV's Mr Bean leaves UK hospital after car crash

FILE -- British actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson, seen in this Thursday Nov. 6, 2003 file photo, is recovering in hospital in Peterborough, England, Friday Aug. 5, 2011, after crashing his sports car. Atkinson, famed for his hapless driving in the "Mr. Bean" television shows and films, was involved in a road accident late Thursday, but did not disclose details of his minor injuries. Atkinson was driving his McLaren F1 supercar - one of the world's fastest road cars - when he crashed, striking a tree and a lamppost before the vehicle caught fire, authorities said.(AP Photo/Jennifer Graylock, file)

August 5, 2011 8:46:28 AM PDT
"Mr. Bean" actor Rowan Atkinson, whose character is known for hapless driving in the television shows and films, left a hospital Friday after being treated for minor injuries following a sports car crash in southern England.